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good morning. thanks for joining us on this tuesday, november 24th. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today... curbing alcohol abuse. native american community members met with members of the sioux cici police department t t talk abobo ways to fight alocholism and keep their families together. also... why did 22 volunteers with the cherokee community theater strip down to pose for a calendar? we'll have a revealing look at the cheeky charity calendar and show you why it's n nr and dear to their hearts. . and later, the horses that do so much for the riders at the non-profit, stars, get a little therapy of their own. how they're benefiting from a little t-l-c and a few minor adjustments. but first, here's ben.
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after some patchy fog and possibly a few slick spots early this morning, we'll see another day of widespread melting today. highs will once again reach the 40s with a few 50s southwest and some 30s northeast with a decent amount of sunshine and steady southeasterly winds. more widespread fog and drizzle will develop tonight and continue into wednesday that could make visibilities a bit low for you holiday travelers. see graphics. wx timer @ :40 >> the national institute on alcohol abuse and addiction says alcohol contributeteto more than 200 didiases and injury-related conditions. that includes alcohol dependence and even cancer. that dependence is high among
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native americans. and yesterday, native community members and law enforcers met to brainstorm what can be done to keep their families together by fighting alcoholism. ktiv's tiffanny lane a aended the meetetg and has the details.
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americans make up nearly half of the public intoxication arrests i isioux city. whitesesame in second with almost a third of the arrests. there has been an increase in arrests among native americans in sioux city over the last few years. in 2013, they made up 46 percent of the public intoxication arrests. that number dropped slightly-- to 45 percent-- in 2014. but, so far this year, it has risen to 49 percent. monday's meeting was meant to fight this increase. su "four directions' director says this type of dialogue is a great first step in addressing the issue of alcoholism. he says one way to help look forward is getting rid of stereotypes." "it's easy to poininat the homeless, easy to point at the addicted, easy to point at nobody who- those who have no hope," said frank lamere, director of the four directions community center. "but what can we do change it? and all of us here have commitment to it, but i don't know how much of resources we have." one option discussed during the
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meeting wawaa detox center. "is what we need more than placing some of these people in jail," said woodbury county sheriff dave drew. "because all we're doing is the punishment part and we're not dealing with the rehabilitation part, which we think is important." just one step discussed that can help heal those suffering from addiction. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> for those who are suffering g om alcohohosm or other types o o substance abuse, there are options. jackson recover center provides adult and adolescent inpatient and outpatient programs. for those who are worried about being able to afford treatment, there are programs based on income at jackson recovery. you'll find information about those programs inside this story at ktiv- dot-com. belgian prime minister chaes michel said yesterday the alert level in bssels would remain at the highest level for the time being. the monday morning rush hour in brussels was at half pace and in almost silence. the city awoke after 19 raids and 16 arrests overnight and with interior minister jan jambon telling radio listeners that the public sector was open for business.
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but within hours the capital's town hall was evacuated after an alert. an arrest has been made in the shooting of a tulane university medical student early last friday. 25 year old euric cain was arrested yesterday... and police say he has confessed to shooting dr. peter gold -- a fourth year medical student. gold intervened friday morning when cain was allegedly attempting to rob and kidnap a woman... and the altercation was caught on tape. gold is recovering in the hospital. minneapolis police sayayt least five people were shot near protests in the wake of the shooting death of 24-year-old jamaj clark. reports came in just before eleven lasnight of a shooting near the fourth precinct, were protests are in their tenth day. at this time, it is not clear on the exact number of people shot as some shooting victims found their own way to a hospital. police say five people are being treated at local hospitals for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. police have not released any
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information on a possible suspect or suspects. authorities in denison, iowa looking for an armed robbery suspect. the robbery happened early yesterday morning in parking lot in the 1200 block of north 26th street. the suspect is a skinny black man in his early to mid 20s, 5 feet 2 to 5 feet 4 inches tall and wearing a black hoodie and black beanie-style hat. he pulled out a gun and took money from the victim. the victim wasn't hurt during the incident. a storm lake, iowa man has pleaded guilty to stabbing a 14-year-old boy with a box cutter. 23-year-old martin deras- castillo has pleaded guilty to five charges including going armed with intent. in june, his girlfriend told police they got into an argument in her car while she was driving. she says he started punching her, pulling her hair and threatening to kill her. when castillo o lled out the box cucuer, she says her teenage son tried to intervene and castillo stabbed him in the arm. governor terry branstad issued a disaster proclamation for sioux county in response to winter
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storms over the weekend. the governor's proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond and recover r om the storm. during the stormrman electrical distribution transformer box explosion coupled with a water main break and other electrical failures resulted in damage to public property and power outages throughout sioux center. this state of disaster emergency will expire on december 5th. the superintenden t of sioux city's public schools says, in hininight, he would have dismissed schools early last friday... as weather conditions worsened. instead, schools syed in session. and, as snow fell, and local roads went from bad to worse, some students were stuck at schools waiting for parents to pick them up. others were on school buses thatat slowly made stops s til after dark. in a statement, dr. paul gausman said decisions, like this one, are among the "most second- guessed and criticized calls" he makes. but, gausman defended his decision. he said the "weather is not only challenging at times, it is constantly changing."
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and, on friday, gausman said the "timing of the storm was constantly changing." that led to his decision to finish the school day. gausman also pointed outhe school policy that allows parents and guardians to pick up their child, at any time, on any day, if they feel it's unsafe for their student to be in school because of the weather. you can read gausman's full statement, for y yrself, by going to ktiv-dot-co and clicki on this story. the ho chunk centre is all decked out for the holidays. the 23rd annual festival of trees got underway last night in the atrium of the downtown sioux city building. siouxlanders stopped by for the kickoff ceremonies and to place bids on christmas trees that have been decorated and donated by local businesses and groups. every year, the festival benenits a local charity. this year, the proceeds will go to the sioland autism support group. "it's great to have the community turn out supporting events that are helping others through the season and after the seseon," said mary
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you can place bids on the trees up through december 3rd, when they'll be sold in a live auction, starting at the top silent bid. after thanksgiving this week, a lot of people will be ready toto set up thehe christmas trees for the holiday season. but what type of tree do you have? artifical or real? we'll give you some facts to help you decide which one to choose, coming up next. ben: and i'll have your complete
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participate in ...but it's a tradition that requires you to first make a choice. nbc's chris clackum has the details.
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(sot/ lee ann barbery / june suttles / fake tree lovers :50 - :59 ) "like my mom - i buy the fraser fir spray and spray it through the house and you never know..(laughter)..june: and you don't have the needles, you don't have the needles, you don't have to worry about the needles" no needles...conv enience...use year after year.. are the arguments the artificial industry makes. (sot/ thomas harman / american christmas tree assoc. 1:07 - 1:12 ) "they don't have to water it, they don't have to go out and d t it. they just brinin it up from thehearage or basement. it's already pre-lit for them. so, it's a lot easier to have an artificial tree" it's also easier to stick by whatever choice you make because it'll still be christmas whichever tree you choose. chris clackum, nbc news. >> the christmas tree association says most artificial trees are typically sold to people who already have one. and that those who are coming over from real trtrs tend to be parents who are 50 or 60 years old whose
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coming up after the break.. all non-profits try to find unique ways to get their names out and raise money for their organization, but some brave volunteers of the cherokee community theater are willing to bare it all for the organinition they love. we'll have a behind the scenes
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> many non-profits look for ways get their names out there and to raise money for their missions. the volunteers at the cherokee community theater are selling a calendar to promote their upcoming show. you can forget the centerfold photos, but they did give me a sneak peek at the tongue and cheek calendar.
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andrew. and the star... or rather the idea was born. the next step? finding the models, because this calendar doesn't feature your typical landscape shots. 5:48 "this is the first time we've ever attempted any kind of calendar, let alone featuring nude models," yes, you heard right. a nude calendar featuring 22 volunteers from the cherokee community theater and others in town. 11:36 "i did pause for a moment and i guess my reaction was, "oh why not? sure let's go ahead,"" says amy. so with a few strategically placed props, they bared it all to benefit the theater. 14:12 "when i told my kids and my son-in- law, his eyebrows when up a bit and he said, "what?" says amy. 16:35 "it's an wonderful opportunity to make some extra funds to improve our surroundings, so i was all for it," says mollie. that's miss july. 16:521 "i'm showing off my wonderful hobby of making great tea," says mollie. but it's not exactly playboy... "sarah you've got to be kidding me, playboy? look at us. we weren't playboy 30 years ago it won't raise many eyebrows. 24:10 "i don't think we are
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going to see this one up in garage very often. a mechanic won't have this hanging on their wall," says linn. 20:05 "you are going to find that we're not all skinny models in this," says mollie. it's all tastefully done, but that doesn't mean there weren't a few chuckles while shooting the cheeky calendar. 12:14 we'll sure, yeah, it's not somehting i think is the norm for anyone to do," says sarchet. 25:43 "i basically had to disrobe in the parking lot of the ctt to take the photo and i was really hoping nobody i knew drove by," says linn. 25:01 "the problem is a lot of us are older women and we think our tea cups should be in certain places and they aren't anymore. there is the problem," says mollie. so how far were they willing to go6:25 if you'd like to know how nude they are, you're going to have to buy the calendar from 4 months to 88 years old... the photos capture their personalities.. . and promote their upcoming show. 31:05 "the show is only beauty at any age, tis' about people pulling together to accomplish something dear to their hearts and that's
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what the people of cherokee do for the theater we have all walks of life from every age range who will come here donate their time and donate their effort for something they love," says linn. >> the calendars will go on sale this friday. they're $25 each and all the money will go to building improvements and theater expenses. you can buy them at several stores around cheorkee, at the theater, or order them through the theater's facebook page or website. we've posted that information inside this story on our website at ktiv.com. and if you want to check out the show, "calendar girls," it runs friday through sunday the first two weekends in december. it's a chilly start to your morning. but it's supposed to be a little warmer today. ben's in next with the details. and a special group of horses that give free rides to people
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with disabilities took a break yesterday to get some therapy of their own.
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a program known as the special troopers adaptive riding school, or "stars" provides therapuetic horse riding for people with disabilities. on monday, the animals got some therapy of their own. ktiv's tommie clark explains.
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pedersen. ...but that's not always the case. "these horses work year-round so every once in a while, they need a little therapy of their own." veterinarian and animal chiropractor, dr. teri todd, gave the horses, along with a couple dogs, some much needed t-l-c. todd grew up with horses and saw her own horse benefit from chiropractic care. it made her realize how important it is not only for people-- but for animals. "it's amazing horses are like people. they have different amounts of pain tolerance so some of them might just need some minor adjusting, but it makes a huge difference in what their attitude is," said veterinarian and certified animal care chiropractic, dr. teri todd. monday, she evaluated the animals' spines and joints to help them function better. these routine adjustments benefit the animals emotionally, physically and congnitively. todd says how often the horses get the adjustments depends on their activity level and their health history-- it could be monthly or every few months. "it works much better if the
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horses are feeling good. they do a better job, they're not cranky-- because we all get cranky when we're not feeling well," said stars executive director, stacy pedersen. the staff of stars say they see a major difference in the animals behavior after they're adjusted. todd says the practice is becoming more popular and it just keeps the animals happy. in sioux city...tommie clark...ktiv news 4. >> while at the stars barn, dr. todd also addressed something no pet-owner wants to hear... that their dog has canine flu. canine influenza is a respiratory disease that's been reported in 25 states. though it is contagious, todd says it doesn't sound like it's a major outbreak. in fact, she's only heard of two cases near siouxland. "we've been notified that there is such a thing going on out there. quite honestly from what i read it doesn't seem to be a lot different then any of the other influenzas like say influeaza in people. a lot of them will have symptoms of it and overcome those symptoms and continue on to recover from it without any incidents," said veterinarian and certified animal care chiropractic, dr.
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teri todd. if a dog does come down with the flu, todd says they need supportive care... like the care a person would get if they had the flu. it's . time for a break. but we're back in just a moment with more news and weather for you on news-4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the
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good morning and welcome back to news 4 today. some of the stories you'll see in this half hour... eleven days after paris was targeted by terrorists, french president francois
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hollande is visiting the white house this morning. he's hoping to work with president obama on a coordinated response to isis. the french president has declared his country is already at war with the terror army, but president obama is resisting calls to send american troops to another foreign battlefield. the latest from washington. also... as controversy continues over syrian refugees, and the role of the united states... republican presidential candidate carly fiorina weighed in during a campaign stop in sioux city. we'll hear what she had to say. and later... the turkey, the salads, stuffing, and potatoes... your thanksgiving spread can go south in a hurry. some tips to avoid getting your guests sick during the holiday. but first ben....
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melting today. highs will once again reach the 40s with a few 50s southwest and some 30s northeast with a decent amount of sunshine and steady southeasterly winds. more widespread fog and drizzle will develop tonight and continue into wednesday that could make visibilities a bit low for you holiday travelers. see graphics. >> just over a week after the paris attacks, france's president is in washington today urging the u-s to support its military campaign against isis. tracie potts is in washington to preview today's meeting.
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the big question is: how far will the u-s go?
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aggressively roll back isis." who's willing to commit ground troops? that's part of today's meeting. (sot: michael steele/ fmr. rnc chairman) "no one that i've talked to and i've been around the country is saying 'yeah saddle me up let's sign up for another military engagement in the middle east.'" the u-s is trying to saddle up more support: from the middle east - secretary kerry met with saudi and u-a-e leaders monday. and even from russia: (sot: mark toner/ state dept. deputy spokesman) "if russia is serious about taking its fight to isil than we can see a cooperative roll for it." but the biggest risk - putting people on the ground in syria - remains unclear. from here, hollande heads to moscow to coordinate isis strategy with russian president vladmir putin. i'm tracie potts in washington. al, sarah back to you. >> a bomb exploded outside the building of the federation of greek enterprises in central athens, causing damage but no injuries. the nighttime blast occurred early today outside the federation's offices, near athens' main square. the area had been cordoned off by police following warning telephone calls in greek made to two athens daily newspapers. all four crew members aboard a military helicopter that crashed at fort hood in texas yesterday afternoon were killed. the crew's u-h-60 chopper went down just before six in the northeast portion of
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the fort hood range, according to a statement released by the army. emergency crews found the extensive search. the members of the division west, first army were on a routine training mission at the time. the cause of the crash is under investigation. the army said it would not release the names of the victims until 24 hours after next of kin could be notified. last night, republican presidential hopeful carly fiorina stopped in sioux city to find more support at a private house party. talk turned to syrian refugees, and the president's plan to let thousands into the united states. fiorina says allowing undocumented and not vetted refugees into america poses a serious national security threat. she says president obama threatening to veto a house bill that blocks syrian and iraqi refugees from entering the country unless they pass a background check would be a critical mistake. "the first and most important responsibility of government is to protect the homeland. until they can be appropriately vetted, we can't let them into this country." we know that the
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paris attacks, in part, some of the attackers came in streams of refugees," said republican presidential candidate carly fiorina. last week, when asked by breitbart news if she believed congress should defund president obama's syrian refugee resettlement program, fiorina said, quote "we have to do whatever is necessary to ensure that we do not have terrorists coming into this nation.. period", end quote. fiorina suggested the united states help lead humanitarian relief efforts to help the refugees where they are. "we have predicted these refugee flows. we know there're are 55 million people on the move; so, we could galvanize private sector companies, red cross and others to lead a humanitarian relief effort. we've done it before, we're just not doing it now," said fiorina. fiorina also said it'll be very difficult to allow undocumented refugees into america, but quote "let's see if they can come up with one," end quote. last night, g-o-p presidential candidate donald trump reiterated his position on
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waterboardin g. trump said at a columbus, ohio rally that he would approve it, saying it works. he went on to say quote "if it doesn't work, they deserve it anyway for what they're doing." a senate report released nearly one year ago came to the conclusion that the harsh interrogation techniques used by the c- i-a in the years after september 11th were essentially useless. nbc has agreed to give four republican candidates free air time on 18 nbc affiliates in the three early voting states, including iowa. that's after they complained donald trump benefited from appearing as "saturday night live" host earlier this month. yesterday, the network said john kasich, mike huckabee, jim gilmore and lindsey graham will each get about 12 minutes of time to tout their candidacies during prime-time on friday and saturday, and during this week's "saturday night live." the candidates said they deserved the time to counter trump's appearance in a non-news setting, based on federal equal time provisions. president obama will honor the 2015 medal of
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honor recipients in a ceremony at the white house. it's america's highest civilian award. there are 17 honorees this year.. including artists, athletes and activists from every walk of life who have made significant contributions to the united states. among the winners, director steven spielberg, the late yankees player, manager and coach yogi berra, baseball hall of famer willie mays, grammy winner james taylor, actress and singer barbara streisand, and retiring maryland senator barbara mikulski, the longest serving woman in congress. there are two birds that won't make their way to anyone's thanksgiving feast... iowa governor terry branstad says zoe and spike will live out their days at living history farms in urbandale. the governor had his five grand kids on hand for yesterday's pardon. branstad says iowa turkey farmers raise 11-million turkeys annually...which makes the state 9th in the u-s for production. thanksgiving dinner is meant to
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family and friends. coming up in healthbeat four, we'll tell you how to avoid giving any of your loved ones food poisoning this week. ben: and i'll have your
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cold and quiet before another chance of light snow sunday and monday. with dicey weather conditions over one of the busiest travel times of the year, be sure to keep an eye on the weather as you make your thanksgiving travel plans. see graphics.
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thanksgiving is a day to show gratitude and break bread with friends and family... not a time to give them food poisoning! nbc's erika edwards shares some food safety tips in today's healthbeat four.
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people get a foodborne illness annually, and that results in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths." the usda says turkey is safe to eat when it reaches 165 degrees. the pop-up timer is not as good an indicator of temperature as a meat thermometer -- because you can use it to gauge the temperature in several parts of the bird. (sot: chris bernstein - usda - :51 - :57) "the temperature should be checked in the thickest part of the breast, the inner-most part of the thigh, and inner-most part of the wing." after it gets hot enough -- you have to make sure to cool down leftovers within two hours after the feast is over so bacteria don't have time to grow. your guests will thank you. erika edwards, nbc news. >> visit foodsafety.go v for more tips on having a safe and
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ford is recalling two different types of vehicles due to a possible fuel leak. and red lobster is making a change in
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iowa egg farms are gradually recovering from the bird flu that destroyed 25 million of the state's egg-laying hens this spring.
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the u.s. department of agriculture says in a report out yesterday that iowa egg production during october was 753 million eggs. that's up 2 percent from september but down 47 percent from a year ago. iowa fell behind ohio where hens laid 18 million more eggs last month. nationally, nearly 7.8 billion eggs were produced in october. wholesale egg prices remain about a dollar a dozen higher than a year ago in some markets but the usda expects prices to fall below that level by the second half of next year.
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stocks gained ground at the start of trading yesterday in new york, but faded in the afternoon and sustained small losses for the day. technology stocks fell more than the rest of the market. the dow lost 31 to 17,794. the nasdaq fell 2 points and the s&p dropped 3. red lobster announced it's changing the size of its shrimp. the casual dining restaurant is rolling out bigger shrimp in nearly 70 percent of its lunch and dinner entrees. crustaceans in red lobsters'
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scampi and skewers dishes will now be between 47 percent and 86 percent larger than before. it's a nod to customers' requests after combing through responses from more than ten- thousand customers. ford is recalling more than 450-thousand cars because of a potential fuel leak. the recall includes 2010 and 2011 ford fusion and mercury milan models built at a ford assembly plant in mexico. the vehicles have a canister purge valve that may malfunction and cause a crack in the fuel tank, which could eventually lead to a fire. company officials say they are not aware of any accidents, injuries, or fires related to the defect. ford and mercury dealers will update software and inspect the fuel tanks of affected vehicles at no cost to the customer. after the break, we'll have the top headlines in siouxland/
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sofia vergara's wedding over the weekend. plus... are justin bieber and selena gomez together again? that's all coming up in
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few slick spots early this morning, we'll see another day of widespread melting today. highs will once again reach the 40s with a few 50s southwest and some 30s northeast with a decent amount of sunshine and steady southeasterly winds. more widespread fog and drizzle will develop tonight and continue into wednesday that could make visibilities a bit low for you holiday travelers. a few showers will also be possible both wednesday and wednesday night that could start mixing with some sleet by early thanksgiving day. the rest of the holiday will bring a mixed bag of precipitation with the eventual switchover to light snow by nightfall that will let up by early friday morning at the latest. friday and saturday look cold and quiet before another chance of light snow sunday and monday. with dicey weather conditions over one of
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the busiest travel times of the year, be sure to keep an eye on the weather as you make your thanksgiving travel plans. see graphics. >> > if you're just tuning in, here's a quick look at the stories making headlines this morning in siouxland. carly fiorina brings her presidential campaign back to siouxland. the republican spoke with supporters at a private house party last night in sioux city. on the hot topic right now, syrian refugees, she says the first and foremost responsibility of the government is to protect the homeland and do whatever is necessary to ensure that we don't have terrorists coming into this nation. fiorina suggested the united states help lead humanitarian relief efforts to help the refugees where they are. local law enforcement team up with native american leaders to try to come up with ways to combat a growing problem of alcoholism. the woodbury county sheriff, sioux city police chief and the director of the four seasons community center met in sioux city yesterday. this year, native americans have made up nearly half of the public sioux city. sheriff dave drew says placing these people in jail just punishes them and doesn't address the need for rehabilitation. volunteers with the cherokee
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community theater have come up with a unique way to raise funds, and maybe a few eyebrows, for their upcoming show. 22 of them are baring it all in a calendar to promote the production of "calendar girls." the models range in age from six months to 88 years. the calendars go on sale friday. they're $25 each. you can buy them at several stores around cheorkee, at the theater, or order them through the theater's facebook page or website. the show "calendar girls," runs friday through sunday the first two weekends in december. the 23rd annual festival of trees is underway at the ho-chunk centre. siouxlanders stopped by last night for the kickoff ceremonies and to place bids on christmas trees that have been decorated and donated by local businesses and groups. you can place bids on the trees up through december 3rd, when they'll be sold in a live auction, starting at the top silent bid. proceeds will go to the siouxland autism support group. a game of thrones teaser is getting fans excited.. and it was anything but a modern wedding for
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sofia vergara... plus... are the biebs and selena gomez back together? mary moloney has it all in today's hollywood minute.
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coming up in our third half hour of news 4 today... a group of horses that gives to others got a little tlc themselves. and siouxland has another state champion in spirit lake--- and western christian takes the top team down to
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this tuesday, november 24th. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today... curbing alcohol abuse.
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members met with members of local law enforcement agencies to talk about ways to fight alocholism and keep their families together. also... why did 22 volunteers with the cherokee community theater strip down to pose for a calendar? we'll have a revealing look at the cheeky charity calendar and show you why it's near and dear to their hearts. and later, the horses that do so much for the riders at the non-profit, stars, get a little therapy of their own. how they're benefiting from a little t-l-c and a few minor adjustments. but first, here's ben.
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the national institute on alcohol abuse and addiction says alcohol contributes to more than 200 diseases and injury-related conditions. that includes alcohol dependence and even cancer. that dependence is high among native americans. and yesterday, native community members and law enforcers met to brainstorm what can be done to keep their families together by fighting alcoholism. ktiv's tiffanny lane reports.
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four seasons community center director frank lamere led a dialogue to see what steps can be taken. "this past summer, the public intoxication that was going on here in this community was very visible i would say," said sioux city police chief doug young. "do we have a lot more than we had in the past? probably not. but it was a lot more visible than we've ever seen it before." this year to date, native americans make up nearly half of the public intoxication arrests in sioux city. whites came in second with almost a third of the arrests. there has been an increase in arrests among native americans in sioux city over the last few years. in 2013, they made up 46 percent of the public intoxication arrests. that number dropped slightly-- to 45 percent-- in 2014. but, so far this year, it has risen to 49 percent. monday's meeting was meant to fight this increase. su "four directions' director says this type of dialogue is a great first step in
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addressing the issue of alcocolism. he says one way to help look forward is getting rid of stereotypes." "it's easy to point at the homeless, easy to point at the addicted, easy to point at nobody who- those who have no hope," said frank lamere, director of the four directions community center. "but what can we do change it? and all of us here have commitment to it, but i don't know how much of resources we have." one option discussed during the meeting was a detox center. "is what we need more than placing some of these people in jail," said woodbury county sheriff dave drew. "because all we're doing is the punishment part and we're not dealing with the rehabilitation part, which we think is important." just one step discussed that can help heal those suffering from addiction. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> for those who are suffering from alcoholism or other types of substance abuse, there are options. jackson recover center provides adult and adolescent inpatient and outpatient programs. for those who are worried about being able to afford treatment, there are programs based on income at
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information about those programs inside this story at ktiv- dot-com. belgian prime minister charles michel said yesterday the alert level in brussels would remain at the highest level for the time being. the monday morning rush hour in brussels was at half pace and in almost silence. the city awoke after 19 raids and 16 arrests overnight and with interior minister jan jambon telling radio listeners that the public sector was open for business. but within hours the capital's town hall was evacuated after an alert. police in new orleans say they've got their man in a shocking crime caught on camera. 25 year old euric cain was arrested yesterday... and police say he has confessed to shooting dr. peter gold -- a fourth year medical student at tulane univeristy in the stomach. it happened after gold intervened friday morning when cain was allegedly attempting to rob and kidnap a woman. after gold fell to the ground, the suspect then tries to shoot him in the head... twice, but the gun jammed.
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gold is recovering in the hospital, listed in guarded condition. minneapolis police say at least five people were shot near protests in the wake of the shooting death of 24-year-old jamar clark. reports came in just before eleven last night of a shooting near where protests are in their tenth day. at this time, it is not clear on the exact number of people shot as some shooting victims found their own way to a hospital. police say five people are being treated at local hospitals for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. police have not released any information on a possible suspect or suspects. a storm lake, iowa man has pleaded guilty to stabbing a 14-year-old boy with a box cutter. 23-year-old martin deras- castillo has pleaded guilty to five charges including going armed with intent. in june, his girlfriend told police they got into an argument in her car while she was driving. she says he started punching her, pulling her hair and threatening to kill her. when castillo pulled out the box cutter, she says her teenage son tried to intervene
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and castillo stabbed him in the arm. governor terry branstad issued a disaster proclamation for sioux county in response to winter storms over the weekend. the governor's proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond and recover from the storm. during the storm, an electrical distribution transformer box explosion coupled with a water main break and other electrical failures resulted in damage to public property and power outages throughout sioux center. this state of disaster emergency will expire on december 5th. the ho chunk centre is all decked out for the holidays. the 23rd annual festival of trees got underway last night in the atrium of the downtown sioux city building. siouxlanders stopped by for the kickoff ceremonies and to place bids on christmas trees that have been decorated and donated by local businesses and groups. every year, the festival benefits a local charity. this year, the proceeds will go to the siouxland autism support group. "it's great to have the community turn
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out supporting events that are helping others through the season and after the season," said mary ann niemeier. you can place bids on the trees up through december 3rd, when they'll be sold in a live auction, starting at the top silent bid. still to come this morning, a special group of horses that give theraputic rides to people with disabilities took a break yesterday to get some therapy of their own. and i'll have your complete forecast next!
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a program known as the special troopers adaptive riding school, or "stars" provides therapuetic horse riding for people with disabilities. yesterday, the animals got some therapy of their own. ktiv's tommie clark explains.
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at "stars"-- it's important the imals are healthy so they can properly do their job. "the equine are just wonderful, wonderful animals to work with," said stars executive director, stacy pedersen. ...but that's not always the case. "these horses work year-round so every once in a while, they need a little therapy o otheir own." veterinarian andndnimal chiropractor, dr. teri t td, gave the horses, along with a couple dogs, some much needed t-l-c. todd grew up with horses and saw her own horse benefit from chiropractic care. it made her realize how important it is not only for people-- but for animals. "it's amazing horses are like people. they have different amounts of pain tolerance so some of them might just need some minor adjusting, but it makes a huge difference in what their attitude is," said veterinarian and certified animal care chiropractic, dr. teri todd. monday, she evaluated the animals' ssnes and joinn to help them function better. these roroine adjustments benefit the animals emotionally, physically and congnitively. todd says how often the horses get the adjustments depends on their activity level and their health history-- it could be monthly or every few months. "it works much better if the
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horses are feeling good. they do a better job, they're not cranky-- because we all get cranky when we're not feelelg well," said stars executive director, stacy pedersen. the staff of stars say they see a major difference in the animals behavior after they're adjusted. todd says the practice is becoming more popular and it just keeps the animals happy. in sioux city...tommie clark...ktiv news 4. >> while at the stars barn, dr. todd also addressed something no pet-owner wants to hear... that their dog has canine flu. canine influenza is a respiratory disease that's been reported in 25 states. though it is contagious, todd says it doesn't sound like it's a major outbreak. in fact, she's only heard of two cases near siouxland. "we've been notified that there is such a thing going on out there. quite honestly from what i read it doesn't seem to be a lot different then any of the other
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influenzas like say influeaza in people. a lot of them will have symptoms of it and overcome those symptoms and continue on to recover from it without any incidents," said veterinarian and certified animal care chiropractic, dr. teri todd. if a dog does come down with the flu, todd says they need supportive care... like the care a person would get if they had the flu. another siouxland team brings home a trophy from the dome. highlights comein ugp in the sports fource morning wrap highlights and interviews from the game are coming up in the
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siouxland has another state football champion. ktiv's brad pautsch has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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pops a 33-yard touchdown run - spirit lake led 42-14 at the half. mount vernon made things interesting - both teams lit up the scoreboard but spirit lake is your 2a state champion,70 to 56. western didn't play scared against the defending champs. tie game in the second quarter r tyson kooima over the middle to taylor miedema - western takes the lead, 14-7. but regina gets two quick scores to end the half - isaac vollstedt with the 72-yard run - the regals lead at the break, 21-14. third quarter - wolfpack down by two touchdowns - but on 4th and 11 - kooima throws it up - ben gesink wins the jump ball and western is back within 7. western down 2 scores in the fourth -- kooima finds gesink again - his fourth td pass - western christian, down just 35-28. regina trying to run out the clock late in the fourth - with a seam - but justin hunter fumbles - the wolfpack recover to get ononmore chance. but thth4th down pass is incomplete - and western has to settle for second place, 35-28. for postgame coverage of those games, go to ktiv.com. two more siouxland schools play in the nebraska finals today. norfolk catholic plays for the c1 title at 10-45 and oakland-craig plays in c2 at 2-45. we'll be in lincoln for the
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i'm brad pautsch with the sports fource morning wrap. >> it's supposed to warm up a little bit today. ben's in next with the forecast. and how far would you go to help out the organizazaon you love? some brave volunteers of the cherokee community theater are willing to bare it all to pose for a special calendar. a revealing, behind the scenes look at the publication when we come back. >
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wx timermelting today. highs will once again reach the 40s with a few 50s southwest and some 30s northeast with a decent amount of sunshine and steady southeasterly winds. more widespread fog and drizzle will develop tonight and continue into wednesday that could make visibilities a bit low for you holidayytravelers. a ew showers will aaso be possibll both wednesday anddwednesday night that could start mixing with some sleet by early thanksgiving day. the rest of the holiday will bring a mixed bag of precipitation with the eventual switchover to light snow by nightfall that will let up by early friday morning at the latest. friday and saturday look cold and quiet before another chance of light snow sunday and monday. with dicey weather conditions over one of the busiest travel times of the year, be sure to keep an eye on the weather as you make your thanksgiving travel plans. see grrphics. >> many non--rofits look ff ways
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names out there and to raise money for their missions. the volunteers at the cherokee community theater are selling a calendar to promote their upcoming show. you can forget the centerfold photos, but they did give me a sneak peek at the tongue and cheek calendar.
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but it's not exactly playboy... "sarah you've got to be kidding me, playboy? look at us. we weren't playbobo30 years ago it won't raise many eyebrows. 24:10 "i don't think we are going to see this one up in garage very often. a mechanic won't have this hanging on their wall," says linn. 20:05 "you are going to find that we're not all skinny models in this," says mollie. it's all tastefully done, but that doesn't m mn there weren't a a w chuckles while shooting the cheeky calendar. 12:14 we'll sure, yeah, it's not somehting i think is the norm for anyone to do," says sarchet. 25:43 "i basically had to disrobe in the parking lot of the ctt to take the photo and i was really hoping nobody i knew drove by," says linn. 25:01 "the problem is a lot of us are older women and we think our tea cups should be in certain places and they aren't anymore. there is the problem," says mollie. so how far were they willing to go? 6:25 if you'd like to know how nude
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they are, you're going to have to buy the calendar from 4 months to 88 years old... the photot capture their personalities.. . and promote their upcoming show. 31:05 "the show is only beauty at any age, tis' aboupeople pulling together to accomplish something dear to their hearts and that's what the people of cherokee do for the theater we have all walks of life from every age range who will come here donate their time and donate their effort for something they love," says linn. >> the calendars will go on sale this friday. they're $25 each and all the money will go to building improvements and theater expenses. you can buy them at several stores around cheorkee, at the theater, or order them through the theater's facebook page or website. we've posted that information inside this story on our webse at ktiv.com. and if you want to check out the show, "calendar girls," it runs friday through
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first two weekends in december. it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the
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ktiv-dot-com community calendar. good morning and welcome back to news 4 today. some of the stories you'll see in this half hour... eleven days after paris was targeted by terrorists, french president francois hollande is visiting the white house this morning. he's hoping to work with president obama on a coordinated response to isis. the french president has declared his country is already at war with the terror army, but president obama is resisting calls to send american troops to another foreign battlefield. the latest from washington. also... as controversy continues over syrian refugees, and the role of the united states... republican presidential
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candidate carly fiorina weighed in during a campaign stop in sioux city. we'll hear what she had to say. and later... a young boy receives congratulatio ns after he delivers a stunning rendition of australia's national anthem while battling an onset of hiccups. that's in what's trending. but first ben....
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a week and a h hf after the paris attacks, france's president is in washington today urging the u-s to support its military campaign against isis. tracie potts is in washington to preview today's meeting. the big question is: how far will the u-s go?
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ground. (sot: steven hadley/ fmr. nat'l security advisor) "we need a strategy to much more aggressively roll back isis." who's willing to commit ground troops? that's part of today's meeting. (sot: michael steele/ fmr. rnc chairman) "no one that i've talked to and i've been around the country is saying 'yeah saddle me up let's sign up for another military engagemenenin the mimile east.'" the u-s is trying to saddle up more support: from the middle east - secretary kerry met with saudi and u-a-e leaders monday. and even from russia: (sot: mark toner/ stateept. deputy spokesman) "if russia is serious about taking its fight to isil than we can see a cooperative roll for it." but the biggest risk - putting people on the ground in syria - remains unclear. from here, hollande heads to moscow to coordinate isis strategy with russian president vladmir putin. i'm tracie potts in washington. al, sarah back to you. >> police in greece said this morning a bomb exploded outside the building of the federation
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athens, causing damage but no injuries. the nighttime blast occurred early today outside the federation's offices, near athens' main syntagma square. the area had been cordoned off by police following warning telephone calls in greek made to two athens daily newspapers. op1 today open op11 weather open op12 sports
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"the first and most important responsibility of government is to protect the homeland. until they can be appropriately vetted, we can't let them into this country." we know that the paris attacks, in part, some of the attackers came in streams of refugees," said republican presidential candidateecarly orina. last week, when asked by breitbart news if she b blieved congress should defund president obama's syrian refugee resettlement program, fiorina said, quote "we have to do whatever is necessary to ensure that we do not have terrorists coming into this nation.. period." fiorina suggested the united states help lead humanitarian relief efforts to
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help the refugees where they are. "we have predicted these refugee flows. we know there're are 55 million people on the move; so, we could galvanize private sector companies, red cross and others to lead a humaniiarian relief efforr. we've donn it before, we're just not doing it now," said fiorina. fiorina also said it'll be very difficult to allow undocumented refugees into america, but quote "let's see if they can come up with one," last night, g-o-p presidential candidate e onald trump reiterated his pososion on waterboardin g. trump said at a columbus, ohio rally that would approve it, saying it wks. he went on to say quote "if it doesn't work, they deserve it anyway for what they're doing." a senate report released nearly one year ago came to the conclusion that the harsh interrogation techniques ed by the c- i-a in the years a aer september 11th were essentially useless. nbc has agreed to give four republican candidates free air time on 18 nbc affiliates in the three early voting states, including iowa.
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donald trump benefited from appearing as "saturday night live" host earlier this month. yesterday, the network said john kasich, mike huckabee, jim gilmore and lindsey graham will each get about 12 minutes of time to tout their candidacies during prime-time on friday and saturday, and during this week's "saturday night live." the candidates said they deserved the time to counter trump's appearance in a non-news setting, based on federal equal time provisions. president obama will honor the 2015 medal of honor recipients in a ceremony at the white house. it's america's highest civilian award. there are 17 honorees this year.. including artists, athletes and activists from every walk of life who have made significant contributions to the united states. among the winners, director steven spielberg, the late yankees player, manager and coach yogi berra, baseball hall of famer willie mays, grammy winner james taylor, actress and singer barbara streisand, and retiring maryland senator barbara mikulski, the longest serving woman in congress.
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make their way to anyone's thanksgiving feast... iowa governor terry branstad says zoe and spike will live out their days at living history the governor had his five grand kids on hand for yesterday's pardon. branstad says iowa turkey farmers raise 11-million turkeys annually...which makes the production. and ananher lucky turkey will be spared from the dining room table this thanksgiving holiday.. "tom one" as he's been unofficially nicknamed, and his backup known as "tom two" arrived at san francisco international airport to make their journey to washington, d.c. aboard a united flight dubbed "turkey one." actors posing as secret service agents wereron hand to ensure top notch security for the birds. "tom one" was chosen from a flock of 20, and will be pardoned by president obama in a rose garden ceremony tomorrow. both birds will be sent to live on a farm in virginia. when we come back, a little boy who's first time singing the australian national anthem atat
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basebaba game didn't go quite as planand. that's up next in what's trending. and i'll have your complete
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monday. with dicey weather conditions over one of the busiest travel times of the year, be sure to keep an eye on the weather as you make your thanksgiving travel plans. see graphics. > a young boy hhccuped his wwy throogh the australln national anthem before a baseball game in an adorable performance on friday. ethan hall had a case of the hiccups as he sang before the australian baseball league game between the adelaide bites and the brisbane bandits. but that didn't stop him from singing through to the end of the song. fox and friends, elisabeth hasselbeck is leaving her job for personal reasons. plus...if you're a wizard of oz fan, you missed your chance to buy a collector's item yesterday. we'll tell you how much it went
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>> last night jimmy f flon had adele on his show. here's what
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on the show tonight, tim allen, danai gurira, and jennifer nettles. the tonight show with jimmy fallon airs on ktiv at 10:35. elisabeth hasselbeck -- co-host of "fox and friends" -- is leaving the network to spend more time with her family. she joined fox news in 2013, after nearly a decade on abc's "the view." but now hasselbeck says she wants to put her t-v career on hold while she focuses on raisingnger three children. she will leave the netetrk at the end of the year. the iconic blue gingham dress worn by judy garland in "the wizard of oz" sold for wewe over a million dollars at an auction house yesterday. the dress - and the high- necked white blouse that went under it -- is one of only two dorothy costumes in existence, according
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to bonhams auction house. another one of garland's movie outfits was sold for 480-thousand dololrs in 2012. the record saleleprice for a costume from "the wizard of oz" is over three million dollars... paid for a cowardly lion costume that was sold in 2014. tuesday al- actress sarah hyland is 25 sarah- actress katherine heigl is 37 al- actor colin hanks is 38 sarah- actor stanley livingston (my three sons) is 65 al- rock drummer pete best is 74 >
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wx timer @ :45 after some patchy fog and possibly a few slick spots early this morning, we'll see another day of widespread melting today. highs will once again reach the 40s with a few 50s southwest and some 30s northeast with a decent amount of sunshine ann steady southeasterly winds. more widespread fog and drizzle will develop tonight and con^inue into wednesday tat could make visibilities a bit lowfor you holiday travelers. a few showers will also be possible both wednesday and wednesday night that could start mixing with some sleet by early thanksgiving day. the rest of the holiday will bring a mixed bag of precipitation with the eventual
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switchover to light snow by nightfall that will let up by early friday morning at the latest. friday and saturday look cold and quiet before another chance of light snow sunday and monday. with dicey weather conditions over one of the busiest travel times of the year, be sure to keep an eye on the weather as you make your thanksgiving travel plans. see graphics. >> when we come back on this tuesday morning, we'll have the stories making to headlines in siouxland.
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is getting special treatmif you're just tuning in, here's a quick look at the stories making headlines this morning in siouxland. carly fiorina brings her presidential campaign back to siouxland. the republican spoke with supporters at a a ivate house party last night in sioux city. on the hot topic right now, syrian refugees, she says the first and foremost responsibility of the government is to protect the homeland and do whatever is necessary to ensure that we don't have terrorists coming into the country. fiorina suggested the united states help lead humanitarian relief efforts to help the refugees
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local law enforcement team up with native american leaders to try to come up with ways to combat a growing problem of alcoholism. the woodbury county sheriff, sioux city police chief and the director of the four seasons community center met in sioux city monday. this year, native americans have made up nearly half of the public intoxication arrests in sioux city. sheriff dave drew says placing these people in jail just punishes them and doesn't address the need for rehabilitation. volunteers with the cherokee community theater have come up with a unique way to raise funds, and maybe a few eyebrows, for their upcoming show. 22 of them are baring it all in a calendar to promote the production of "calendar girls." the models range in age from six months to 88 years. the calendars go on sale friday. they're $25 each. you can buy them at several stores around cheorkee, at the theater, or order them through the theater's facebook page or website. the show "calendar girls," runs friday through sunday the firs two weekends in december. the 23rd annual festival of trees is
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underway at the ho-chunk centre. siouxlanders stopped by last night for the kickoff ceremonies and to place bids on christmas trees that have been decorated and donated by local businesses and groups. you can place bids on the trees up through december 3rd, when they'll be sold in a live auction, starting at the top silent bid. oceeds will go to the siouxland autism support group.
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